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How Cold is it?

February 5, 2012
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It’s freezing cold here in northern Sweden today.

But as you know, “Cold” is a relative term. Use the handy list below to overcome the confusion.

Degrees are in Celsius.the animated comedy series and blog lunki and sika

18°C
Hawaiians declare a two-blanket night

15°C
Californians put on sweaters

10°C
Miami residents turn on the heat

4°C
You can see your breath
Americans shiver uncontrollably
Swedes go swimming

2°C
Italian cars don’t start

0°C
Water freezes

-1°C
You start planning a vacation to the south

-4°C
Swedes eat ice cream
Russians go swimming

-6°C
Politicians begin to talk about the homeless
Miami residents plan vacation further South

-10°C
French cars don’t start
Your dog insists on sleeping in your bed with you

-12°C
You need jumper cables to get the car going

-15°C
American cars don’t start

-18°C
Russians put on T-shirts

-23°C 
German cars don’t start
Eyes freeze shut when you blink

-26 °C 
You can cut your breath and use it to build an igloo
Norwegians stick their tongues on metal objects
Miami residents cease to exist

-29°C 
Dog insists on sleeping in pajamas with you
Politicians actually do something about the homeless
Russians shovel snow off roof
Japanese cars don’t start

-32°C 
Too cold to think and because I have to wear mittens inside makes me fail to write my own jokes and instead steal a list with Cold Jokes from the Internet

-35°C 
You plan a two week hot bath
Swedish cars don’t start

-40°C
Russians put on sweaters

-45°C
Russians close the bathroom window

-60°C
Hell freezes over
Polar bears move South

-70°C
Lawyers put their hands in their own pockets

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5 Comments leave one →
  1. Sven permalink
    February 5, 2012 10:59

    Actually saw some teenage girls the other day eating ice cream. Spirello. Tough as nails they are.

  2. February 6, 2012 10:59

    Actually I think it is at -30°C Swedes from the northern parts go swimming. At least according to this article.

    http://www.expressen.se/sport/1.2699451/kyligt-varre-nar-sm-i-vinterbad-avgjordes

  3. February 8, 2012 10:59

    I see your Norwegian-hating list and raise you one hundred million barrels of oil!

    • Sika permalink*
      February 8, 2012 10:59

      Hahaha, touché, sir, touché.

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